The programme is delivered in close cooperation with industry, which ensures it remains at the forefront of developments in IP law.
As the protection of all types of intellectual property (patents, trademarks, copyright, trade secrets) becomes more and more important, the need for experts with competence in both law and business is growing exponentially. If you really want an advantage in the job market and you envisage yourself as the intellectual property expert of tomorrow, this is the programme for you.
The programme offers an international environment of a high academic standard. It provides you with outstanding networks for the future and a wide range of career opportunities. As the only Finnish university in the European Union Intellectual Property Office University Network, our programme offers an unique opportunity to network with students from other European elite institutions as well as supervisors from EUIPO, which administrates European trademarks and design registration.
The programme is administered by the Department of Commercial Law and implemented in close co-operation with the IPR University Center, which is the leading academic intellectual property education and research centre in Finland.
You can apply until:
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Non-EU/EEA students admitted in 2017 to master's programmes in English are required to pay tuition at all universities in Finland. There are certain exemptions:
The fees will not concern those non-EU/EEA students who
For EU citizens all university education is free of charge. All students regarldess of nationality are, however, obliged to pay an annual student union membership fee of approximately EUR 120.
The fee for non-EU/EEA students at Hanken has been set at 12500 EUR/year.
We have a comprehensive scholarship system in place to support all fee paying students. Applying for a scholarship will not affect the application for studies in any way. The scholarships at Hanken are merit based.
All international students are eligible to apply for the Hanken premium scholarship.
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